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FILE - This Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, file photo shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration building behind FDA logos at a bus stop on the agency's campus in Silver Spring, Md. The Food and Drug Administration’s first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found high levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to unreleased findings FDA researchers presented at a scientific conference in Europe. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 04, 2019 - 11:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration's first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to unreleased findings FDA...
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June 04, 2019 - 5:25 pm
While flu is most common in the fall and winter, it can still be detected during the summer months.
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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2017, file photo, the State House is surrounded by fall foliage in Augusta, Maine. The Democratic-led state Senate voted Tuesday, June 4, 2019, to legalize doctor-assisted suicide. The house approved it the day before. The office of Gov. Janet Mills said she has not yet taken a position on the bill. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
June 04, 2019 - 4:19 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Legislature voted Tuesday to legalize assisted suicide, with supporters declaring it in line with the state's tradition of individualism and opponents insisting the practice tempts fate. The bill now goes to Democratic Gov. Janet Mills, who has 10 days to act on the...
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teen vaping
June 04, 2019 - 1:05 pm
Surveys show 21 percent of American high school students and 5% of middle school students reported having used e-cigarettes or other vape products in the last 30 days.
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June 04, 2019 - 11:51 am
It's 9 o'clock. Do you know where grandma is?
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June 03, 2019 - 6:11 pm
When his former patients visited new doctors, many diagnoses were reversed.
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Dreamstime
June 03, 2019 - 12:28 pm
"(It) has been a holy grail for epidemiologists around the world ever since the first flu vaccines were developed in 1938,"
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This March 26, 2018 photo provided by Ashley Atwater shows her mother, Sally Atwater, outside her home in the Georgetown area of Washington, a few days after leaving the hospital. Atwater's doctor spent two months on calls, messages and dozens of pages of forms to get her an experimental drug he thinks can fight the lung cancer that has spread to her brain and spine. (Courtesy Ashley Atwater via AP)
June 03, 2019 - 9:02 am
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what's called "compassionate use" access to an experimental...
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James Hinchcliffe
James Hinchcliffe, driver of the #5 Arrow Electronics SPM Honda, prepares to drive during practice for the Verizon IndyCar Series DXC Technology 600 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 8, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
May 30, 2019 - 4:44 pm
You can help save a life while enjoying the Grand Prix in Detroit on Friday.
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May 29, 2019 - 11:19 am
It causes negative health, behavior and school outcomes.
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